French: Coryllis à tête bleue German: Blaukronenpapageichen Spanish: Lorículo coroniazul
Other common names:
India; error = Malacca
S Thailand and extreme S Myanmar (Tenasserim), Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra and associated islands (Nias, Mentawai Is), Anambas Is, Riau Archipelago, Bangka, Mendanau Is, Belitung, and Borneo and associated islands (Labuan, Maratua Is). Also W Java, where in part introduced#R.
12–14·5 cm; 22–35 g. Bright emerald, more yellowish on underparts; bill black; middle of crown blackish blue; throat patch red; triangular patch on mantle... read more
Flight call a high-pitched “tzeeet” or a doubled “tzee-zeet”, sounding slightly higher-pitched than... read more
Forest and forest edge, secondary growth, peatswamp and riverine forest, bamboo patches, landward... read more
Food and feeding
Few specific records: fruit of various figs including Ficus caulocarpa, F. virens, F. delosyce, F. pisocarpa... read more
Jan–Aug, possibly later, in Sumatra. Nest in hollow in living or dead tree, including dead Oncosperma palms and rubber trees... read more
Birds may move about widely, even ranging between adjacent islands. May trapline around a large... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Very common and widespread throughout range except Singapore, where now very uncommon. Very popular as cage-birds, Malaysia, which exported... read more
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